The Return of the Night Riviera


The very first “Night Riviera” to run following the repairs to the breach at the sea wall at Dawlish, with 57605 “Totnes Castle” at the head of the train. It’s the last remaining locomotive-hauled passenger train on the West of England main line.

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3 Responses to The Return of the Night Riviera

  1. ard sloc says:

    Excellent and historic shot, Tim

  2. Tim Hall says:

    Technical details for anyone interested:

    Taken at f4.5, handheld at 1/15th second at ISO 1600. Tamron 17-50 f2.8 lens and Sony Alpha 200 body (Using in-camera image stabilisation).

  3. Dr Moose says:

    Not going to Saltash until August! Looking forward to being woken up by it then!